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Tanzania-Tanzania Business Environment & Industry Development for Jobs DPO (English)

Project Information Document AB7687 JAN 22, 2015

The rise of China and labor market adjustments in Latin America (English)

This paper assesses the impact of the rise of China on the trade of Latin American and Caribbean economies. The study proposes an index to measure the impact on trade, which suggests sizable effects, especially in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Honduras, Mexico, and Paraguay. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7155 JAN 01, 2015

Artuc, Erhan; Lederman, Daniel; Rojas, Diego

Public sector size and performance management : a case-study of post-revolution Tunisia (English)

This paper examines public sector size and performance management in post-revolution Tunisia, drawing on macro-empirical, legal, and qualitative analyses. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7159 JAN 01, 2015

Brockmeyer, Anne; Khatrouch, Maha; Raballand, Gael

Papua New Guinea Urban Youth Employment Project (UYEP) (English)

The main objective of the UYEP is to provide disadvantaged urban youth between the ages of 16 and 35 in the National Capital District (NCD) with income from temporary employment opportunities, and to increase their employability. ... See More +

Brief 93491 JAN 01, 2015

Sultan, Sonya

The skills road : skills for employability in the Kyrgyz Republic (Vol. 2) : Abstract (Russian)

This report is about education, skills, and labor market outcomes in the Kyrgyz Republic. The report shows that skills are valued in the Kyrgyz Republic labor market, yet skills gaps persist. ... See More +

Working Paper 91003 JAN 01, 2015

Ajwad, Mohamed Ihsan; Abdulloev, Ilhom; Audy, Robin; Hut, Stefan; Laat, Joost de; Kheyfets, Igor; Larrison, Jennica; Nikoloski, Zlatko; Torracchi, Federico;

The skills road : skills for employability in the Kyrgyz Republic : Final report (Russian)

This report is about education, skills, and labor market outcomes in the Kyrgyz Republic. The report shows that skills are valued in the Kyrgyz Republic labor market, yet skills gaps persist. ... See More +

Working Paper 91003 JAN 01, 2015

Ajwad, Mohamed Ihsan; Abdulloev, Ilhom; Audy, Robin; Hut, Stefan; Laat, Joost de; Kheyfets, Igor; Larrison, Jennica; Nikoloski, Zlatko; Torracchi, Federico;

Argentina - Youth Employment Support Project (English)

The development objective of the Youth Employment Support Project for Argentina is to improve access of vulnerable youth population to labor markets, increasing their employability by supporting the expansion and strengthening of government employment programs. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD622 DEC 10, 2014

Pakistan - Third Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund Project : P105075 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 12 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR17009 DEC 03, 2014

Alvi,Mohammad Imtiaz Akhtar

DECPG daily economic news (English)

Newsletter 93241 DEC 03, 2014

Chen, Derek; Kida, Mizuho; Kim, Eung Ju

Export shocks and the volatility of returns to schooling : evidence from twelve Latin American economies (English)

This paper builds on previous studies to uncover evidence suggesting that cyclical fluctuations in returns to schooling are determined by fluctuations in foreign demand, which tend to be positively correlated with returns to schooling. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7144 DEC 01, 2014

Lederman, Daniel; Rojas, Diego

The unfulfilled promise of oil and growth : poverty, inclusion and welfare in Iraq 2007 - 2012 (English)

Iraq appears to have firmly entered the ranks of upper middle-income countries in 2012, having experienced strong economic growth following the establishment of a civilian elected government in 2005-06. ... See More +

Working Paper 93858 DEC 01, 2014

Al-Alaak, Mehdi; Krishnan, Nandini; Olivieri, Sergio; Lima, Lycia

Jobs or privileges : unleashing the employment potential of the Middle East and North Africa (English)

This report for the Middle East and North Africa shows that policies that lower competition and create an uneven playing field are common and constrain private sector job creation. ... See More +

Publication 92870 NOV 16, 2014

Schiffbauer, Marc; Sy, Abdoulaye; Hussain, Sahar; Sahnoun, Hania; Keefer, Philip

Labor policy to promote good jobs in Tunisia : revisiting labor regulation, social security, and active labor market programs (English)

Tunisians are striving for the opportunity to realize their potential and aspirations in a country that is rich in both human and physical capital, but whose recent economic growth has failed to create enough opportunities in the form of good and productive jobs. ... See More +

Publication 92871 NOV 12, 2014

Angel-Urdinola, Diego F. [editor]; Nucifora, Antonio [editor]; Robalino, David [editor]

Some simple analytics of trade and labor mobility (English)

This paper studies a simple, tractable model of labor adjustment in a trade model that allows researchers to analyze the economyapos;s dynamic response to trade liberalization. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7089 NOV 01, 2014

Artuc, Erhan; Chaudhuri, Shubham; McLaren, John

Results of the Kosovo 2013 : Labour force survey (English)

The purpose of the Labour Force Survey in Kosovo is to provide statistical data on labour market indicators and enable comparisons to be drawn with previous years. ... See More +

Working Paper 92912 NOV 01, 2014

Albanian, Serbian

The gendered labor market impacts of trade liberalization : evidence from Brazil (English)

This paper investigates gender differences in the impact of Brazilapos;s trade liberalization on labor market outcomes. To identify the causal effect of trade reforms, the paper uses difference-in-difference estimation exploiting variation across microregions in pre-liberalization industry composition. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7095 NOV 01, 2014

Gaddis, Isis; Pieters, Janneke

Health information, treatment, and worker productivity : experimental evidence from malaria testing and treatment among Nigerian sugarcane cutters (English)

Agricultural and other physically demanding sectors are important sources of growth in developing countries but prevalent diseases such as malaria adversely impact the productivity, labor supply, and choice of job tasks among workers by reducing physical capacity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7120 NOV 01, 2014

Dillon, Andrew; Friedman, Jed; Serneels, Pieter

Structural reforms and labor market outcomes : international panel data evidence (English)

This paper explores the impact of structural reforms on a comprehensive set of macro-level labor-market outcomes, including the unemployment rate, the average wage index, and overall and female employment levels and labor force participation rates. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7122 NOV 01, 2014

Hollweg, Claire H.; Lederman, Daniel; Mitra, Devashish

Statement by Mr. Yaobin Shi at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. Johann N. Schneider-Ammann at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. He discusses about the developed and developing countries face the urgent challenge of generating sustainable and inclusive economic growth and creating good jobs. ... See More +

Board Report 91392 OCT 11, 2014

Schneider-Ammann, Mr. Johann N.

Statement by Guy Ryder at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by Guy Ryder, at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. He discusses about the goals of sustainable development and shared prosperity risk being set back by the slide of the global economy into a low growth trap. ... See More +

Board Report 91397 OCT 11, 2014

Ryder, Guy

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Tanzania-Tanzania Business Environment & Industry Development for Jobs DPO (English)
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JAN 22, 2015 AB7687 Project Information Document
The rise of China and labor market adjustments in Latin America (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7155 Policy Research Working Paper
Public sector size and performance management : a case-study of post-revolution Tunisia (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7159 Policy Research Working Paper
Papua New Guinea Urban Youth Employment Project (UYEP) (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93491 Brief
The skills road : skills for employability in the Kyrgyz Republic (Vol. 2) : Abstract (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2015 91003 Working Paper
The skills road : skills for employability in the Kyrgyz Republic : Final report (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2015 91003 Working Paper
Argentina - Youth Employment Support Project (English)
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DEC 10, 2014 PAD622 Project Appraisal Document
Pakistan - Third Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund Project : P105075 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 12 (English)
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DEC 03, 2014 ISR17009 Implementation Status and Results Report
DECPG daily economic news (English)
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DEC 03, 2014 93241 Newsletter
Export shocks and the volatility of returns to schooling : evidence from twelve Latin American economies (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7144 Policy Research Working Paper
The unfulfilled promise of oil and growth : poverty, inclusion and welfare in Iraq 2007 - 2012 (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93858 Working Paper
Jobs or privileges : unleashing the employment potential of the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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NOV 16, 2014 92870 Publication
Labor policy to promote good jobs in Tunisia : revisiting labor regulation, social security, and active labor market programs (English)
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NOV 12, 2014 92871 Publication
Some simple analytics of trade and labor mobility (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7089 Policy Research Working Paper
Results of the Kosovo 2013 : Labour force survey (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 92912 Working Paper Albanian, Serbian
The gendered labor market impacts of trade liberalization : evidence from Brazil (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7095 Policy Research Working Paper
Health information, treatment, and worker productivity : experimental evidence from malaria testing and treatment among Nigerian sugarcane cutters (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2014 WPS7120 Policy Research Working Paper
Structural reforms and labor market outcomes : international panel data evidence (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2014 WPS7122 Policy Research Working Paper
Statement by Mr. Yaobin Shi at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91392 Board Report
Statement by Guy Ryder at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91397 Board Report